Numerical simulation of the adaptive process of bone tissue remodeling can be a useful tool for implant designers, analysts or physicians to achieve long term success of orthopedic implants. While several remodeling theories have been proposed for finite element analysis (FEA), their implementation often requires considerable expertise and can be time consuming. One of the leading bone remodeling algorithms is implemented with Abaqus non-linear FEA in a user-friendly manner, and its potential applications in total hip replacement design are demonstrated in this paper.

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